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Academic Research: A Guide for International Students: Citations

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What is a Citation?
A citation is...
When you write your research report, it is important that you say where your information came from.
This is done within the text of your paper (citations) and also at the end of your paper in a reference section (bibliography).

Citation Software
RefWorks can help manage your citations online for you. As a DU student, you can create a free account.  
Zotero is a free online tool to help you collect, organize, cite and share your resources.

What is a Bibliography?
A bibliography a list of information resources used to write a research paper. The bibliography is in the References section at the end of your paper.


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Research Center Desk
Visit our "Make an Appointment" page to schedule a research consultation with a reference librarian.

You can also get in touch with the Research Center Desk during our operating hours at (303) 871-2905.